古人

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Chinese[edit]

ancient; old man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(古人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

古人

  1. the ancients; people from ancient times
    古人  ―  gǔrén yún  ―  as the old saying goes
  2. someone who has passed away
  3. early man; Homo sapiens

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

古人 ‎(hiragana こじん, romaji kojin)

  1. a person from long ago
Kanji in this term
ふる
Grade: 2
ひと
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

古人 ‎(hiragana ふるひと, romaji furuhito)

  1. a person from long ago
  2. old person
Kanji in this term
ふる
Grade: 2
ひと > びと
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

古人 ‎(hiragana ふるびと, romaji furubito)

  1. a person from long ago
  2. old person

Noun[edit]

古人 ‎(hiragana いにしえびと, romaji inishiebito, historical hiragana いにしへびと)

  1. old acquaintance

See also[edit]